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Mental Health Awareness: 20 Tips To Positive Well-Being
Throughout Mental Health Awareness Month, Cantata Health Solutions has been sharing mood-boosting and spirit-lifting activities that our team members engage in, hoping to inspire others to practice self-care. Although this month is coming to a close, mental health matters all year round.
7 Medication Management Tips
Managing medication can be quite difficult and confusing at times, especially when you are taking multiple medications for multiple conditions. It is imperative that patients have a full understanding of all their medications, as drug-on-drug interactions can be very harmful to your health.
Sleep Deprivation and its Effect on Your Health
Although seven to nine hours of sleep a night is recommended by health experts everywhere, almost one-third (29%) of adults in the United States sleep for less than 6 hours each night. Practicing unstable sleeping habits could have negative short and long-term effects on your physical and mental health.
Adopting a Patient-Centered Approach
In a world driven by consumerism, people in search of care are no longer viewed as patients, but as customers. They want to be more involved in their health, and, as recent studies have shown, patient outcomes improve when the patient and the doctor collaborate on future care regimens. Because of this, more and more healthcare practices are adopting a patient-centered method of care.
Journey to Addressing the Social Determinants of Health
Genetics and family history play a large role in one’s overall well-being, but environmental factors such as where someone lives, learns, works, and plays, also affect a wide range of outcomes. These conditions are better known as the Social Determinants of Health (SDoH), and clinicians must consider these when treating their patients.
The Rise of Food Insecurities
Food insecurity is the lack of access to affordable and nutritious food. In the United States currently, 1 in 9 people struggle with hunger. Here are some ways how we can address and fix this issue:
10 Ways to Improve Your Mental Health in the New Year
COVID-19 has definitely put a damper many things including our mental health. 2021 is the year to focus on ourselves and our own happiness. Here’s 10 ways how:
COVID-19’s Uptick Impact on Acute Care, Staff and Patients
How the COVID-19 pandemic effected acute care organizations, staff and patients.
Cantata Health Addresses Ransomware Assault
In response to last week’s joint federal alert regarding “an increased and imminent cybercrime threat to U.S. hospitals and healthcare providers” as noted in article links below, Cantata Health would like to take this opportunity to reach out to our clients reaffirming our dedication to providing quality healthcare solutions and a secure data environment for all of our customers.
Get Your Infection Prevention and Control Program on Track
A detailed walkthrough on nursing homes’ Infection Prevention and Control programs, and Infection Preventionist and CMS’s regulatory role.